BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Panthers dropped their third conference matchup of the season as they fell to the Sewanee Tigers 2-0 today, (Oct. 8). A penalty kick goal in the first half gave the Tigers early momentum which BSC could not overcome.
The BSC offense came out and put the pressure on Sewanee to start the game. The Panthers recorded two shots shots early, one on goal. Sewanee then settled into the game and responded with a couple shots and corner kicks of their own. Although neither team found the back of the net early on, they both had a couple of great chances.
In the 39th minute Millie Mathis was called for a foul that occurred inside the 18-yard box, resulting in a penalty kick for Sewanee. Sewanee would successfully convert the PK and take a 1-0 lead. The Panthers would get no closer as they trailed 1-0 going into halftime.
The Tigers kept that momentum and rolled it over into the second half. The University of the South scored their second goal five minutes into the second half and extended their lead to 2-0.
Birmingham-Southern fought hard the rest of the second half getting off four more shots, but could not beat the Tiger keeper.
BSC dropped their third conference game of the season 2-0.
Birmingham-Southern 3-7-2 Overall (0-3 SAA), Sewanee 8-3-1 Overall (2-1 SAA)
News and notes
> Ardis Haskell has recored six or more saves in six of the nine games she has played.
> The Panthers have yet to score a goal in conference play this season.
Birmingham-Southern will play their final regular season home match on Sunday, Oct. 10 at 12 p.m. as they host #15 Centre College.